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This article is being republished as part of our daily reproduction of WSJ.com articles that also appeared in the U.S. print edition of The Wall Street Journal (July 8, 2017).

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U.S. employers are churning out jobs unabated, but an inability to generate more robust wage growth remains a persistent sore spot.

Elliott Management is unsatisfied with Berkshire's $9 billion deal to buy Oncor and is considering making a competing bid.

The activist fund is seeking to oust Akzo Nobel's chairman in the aftermath of a failed bid from PPG.

Fundraisings through a new, unregulated method based in the world of cryptocurrencies are on the rise.

U.S. shale companies are expanding drilling despite falling oil prices, thanks to easy Wall Street cash.

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The Fed defended in a report its flexibility to set interest rates without new scrutiny from Congress.

U.S. stock indexes ended the week higher, lifted by financial company shares.

Tesla's Musk has agreed to build the world's largest lithium-ion battery system in Australia.

The SEC allowed firms to exclude more shareholder proposals during the 2017 annual meeting season.

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This article is being republished as part of our daily reproduction of WSJ.com articles that also appeared in the U.S. print edition of The Wall Street Journal (July 8, 2017).

U.S. employers are churning out jobs unabated, but an inability to generate more robust wage growth remains a persistent sore spot.

Elliott Management is unsatisfied with Berkshire's $9 billion deal to buy Oncor and is considering making a competing bid.

The activist fund is seeking to oust Akzo Nobel's chairman in the aftermath of a failed bid from PPG.

Fundraisings through a new, unregulated method based in the world of cryptocurrencies are on the rise.

U.S. shale companies are expanding drilling despite falling oil prices, thanks to easy Wall Street cash.

The Fed defended in a report its flexibility to set interest rates without new scrutiny from Congress.

U.S. stock indexes ended the week higher, lifted by financial company shares.

Tesla's Musk has agreed to build the world's largest lithium-ion battery system in Australia.

The SEC allowed firms to exclude more shareholder proposals during the 2017 annual meeting season.

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July 08, 2017 02:47 ET (06:47 GMT)